FRE439 Art in France from Impressionism to Surrealism (Spring)

Taught in French. Our focus will be on major painters who lived and worked in Paris, the world’s artistic capital of the day, between 1860 and 1945. We will follow the careers of such brilliant creators as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat, Picasso, Matisse, and Dali, and examine the artistic movements with which they were associated: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Surrealism, etc. Emphasis will be placed on learning how to analyze and write about painting. Meets with HOA 365.

Prereq: FRE 202 (or four semesters of college-level French) and two higher-level FRE language or literature courses or permission of the instructor.

Course Fee: $185 (Spring 2022) will be billed from Syracuse to cover a visit to the museum of Strasbourg and a study tour to Paris.

Departments: French, Literatures & Linguistics

Location: Strasbourg

Semester: Spring

Credits: 3